Cross Worlds: Transcultural Poetics: An Anthology

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Cross Worlds: Transcultural Poetics: An Anthology

Editor Anne Waldman, Laura Wright

Coffee House Press | July 15, 2014 | Trade Paperback

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Cross Words refers to cultural hybrids, trans-cultural alliances, and associations. This fascinating compendium documents-in essays, conversations, and socratic raps-the vital work poets perform when they write across borders. Anne Waldman is the author of more than forty collections of poetry, the editor of numerous anthologies, and, for The Iovis Trilogy, the winner of the Shelley Memorial Award and the USA PEN Center Award for Poetry. She is a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Laura Wright is a poet, translator, and librarian. With Anne Waldman, she co-edited Beats at Naropa (Coffee House Press, 2009).

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 366 pages, 8.96 × 6.07 × 0.98 in

Published: July 15, 2014

Publisher: Coffee House Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1566893585

ISBN - 13: 9781566893589

Found in: Essays and Letters

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Cross Worlds: Transcultural Poetics: An Anthology

Editor Anne Waldman, Laura Wright

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 366 pages, 8.96 × 6.07 × 0.98 in

Published: July 15, 2014

Publisher: Coffee House Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1566893585

ISBN - 13: 9781566893589

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Cross Words refers to cultural hybrids, trans-cultural alliances, and associations. This fascinating compendium documents-in essays, conversations, and socratic raps-the vital work poets perform when they write across borders. Anne Waldman is the author of more than forty collections of poetry, the editor of numerous anthologies, and, for The Iovis Trilogy, the winner of the Shelley Memorial Award and the USA PEN Center Award for Poetry. She is a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Laura Wright is a poet, translator, and librarian. With Anne Waldman, she co-edited Beats at Naropa (Coffee House Press, 2009).

About the Author

Anne Waldman , poet, professor, cultural activist, and co-founder, with Allen Ginsberg, of one of the most vital writing programs in the world-the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics-is the author of more than 40 collections of her own poetry and the editor of numerous anthologies including Nice to See You (Homage to Ted Berrigan ), The Beat Book, and Civil Disobediences: Poetics and Politics in Action. She is the winner of the Shelley Memorial Award and the USA PEN Center Award for Poetry 2012 for her monumental feminist epic The Iovis Trilogy: Colors in the Mechanism of Concealment. She received a Guggenheim Fellowship 2013-14 and is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Laura E. Wright is a poet, translator, and librarian; she has also worked as a classical musician and a volunteer firefighter/EMT. She has published various chapbooks and one full-length collection of poems, Part of the Design (Meeting Eyes Bindery, 2005). With Anne Waldman, she co-edited Beats at Naropa (Coffee House Press, 2009), a collection of talks given at Naropa University. Her translation (with Anselm Hollo) of Henri Michaux''s La vie dans les plis (Life in the Folds) is in search of a home. From 1999-2006 she curated/co-curated (with Mark DuCharme and then Daron Mueller) the Left Hand Reading Series in Boulder. She was a co-editor, from 2001-2005, of Potato Clock Editions, the publishing arm of the School of Continuation. She also manages LitCal, a listserve/group that was started i
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